With the acquisition of Motorola Mobility, ARRIS is now in a position to be a bigger player in the network, broadband and TV market. They are at this year’s Expo Canitec in Mexico to showcase some of their solutions for service providers backend systems and client devices. ARRIS's extended portfolio of solutions addresses the challenges of serving today’s digital homes.
Tilgin has collaborated with Zhone Technologies to integrate its TR-069 management suite, tGem, with Zhone's indoor GPON ONT products. Tilgin TR-069 Auto Configuration Server (ACS), tGem, and Zhone's indoor GPON ONT family have successfully completed interoperability testing. The solution provides operators with a robust plug-n-play triple play network management solution.
Qualcomm, Oracle and Deutsche Telekom have joined their respective community of knowledge to develop a platform for the Internet of Everything (IoE). In a recent announcement Qualcomm said their Gobi QSC6370 chipset with support for Oracle Java ME Embedded 3.2 will be made available to Deutsche Telekom and application developers worldwide. Also the AllJoyn SDK (a Qualcomm development kit) will be extended to support the new Internet of Things pla
Comcast today launches its newest Xfinity Wireless Gateway that gives customers the nation’s fastest wireless speeds with the most coverage throughout their connected home. Unlike similar devices offered by other Internet service providers today, the Xfinity Wireless Gateway is the first to leverage emerging wireless technologies that enable customers to experience faster speeds and better performance over their home wireless network. Now everyone can get online and do more on their devices all at the same time.
For Australian homeowners managing home appliances are set to become easier with the release of Budii from iiNet. The Australian based service provider, this week released the new all-in-one device, which is a network router, smart home phone/tablet and entertainment gadget.
Aricent said they want to help OEMs to create a range of solutions for the next generation of cars and home appliances. The company was at this year’s Mobile World Congress to demonstrate their latest LTE powered connected car and connected home solutions and services. With it you can monitor a vehicle’s status and control connected devices at home.
Most of today’s homes are equipped with devices that I would classify as manual and disconnected. They wait for us to physically push, pull and turn their knobs, switches and buttons to get them to do their set function (s).
FTTH (Fibre-to-the-Home) is the ultimate in broadband connection, but despite its possible benefit establish/old economics are slow to roll out the technology. Reasons for their lack lustre approach is: its cost too much; it will take too long to see the return on investment; it’s not needed, these and many other reasons are sighted for the low penetration of Fibre in the UK. Based on data from the FTTH Council Europe the UK is far away from those countries leading in rolling out fibre-to-the-Home broadband.
Comtrend has become one of the first to select Sigma Designs’ new G.hn CG5200 family of chipsets for its PowerGrid 9051s Powerline Ethernet Adapter. Complying with the latest G.hn MIMO standard, the CG5200 improves coverage and throughput over powerline even through surge protected power strips and multiple phases.
IBM is collaborating with STMicroelectronics and Shaspa as part of a smarter home initiative, to create a cloud solution for service providers. All three companies will be at this year’s CES to demonstrate the solution, which features a TV linked to ST’s home gateway, running software from Shaspa and connected to the IBM cloud infrastructure.
All three businesses said the solution is driven by the desire to offer manufacturers and service providers innovative ways for us to manage and interact with home appliances connected to the network.